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Slider, stationary, bay or bow, transom, awning, casement, double hung and picture windows these are the types of windows. The affordability of double hung windows is considerable and they can be lowered and raised. Water resistance is exhibited by awning window types as they are good for climates that have a lot of rain. A small shelf is created by bay windows that extends out of the house. The angled frame is built out of the home and the bay window relies on a flat window set.

Built with a hinge in their construction, casement windows are either swung out to the side or up to open as the methods of opening the window. Since casement windows use hinges in their construction, solid glass is thus used as they also provide a less obstructed view. Excellent insulators are resulted from hinged windows as they don’t have separate pieces and breaks between the pieces.

Windows need to be covered using materials that manage sunlight, ensure privacy or security, aesthetic purposes and act as weather proofing. Examples of these window coverings include; window blinds, curtains and drapes, window shades, window shutters, solar screen and various types of boarding, nailed or screwed to the window casing.

Privacy is ensured by using window coverings that also excludes nosy people. In order to decorate rooms using different types of window coverings that appeals to many clients some of the window coverings include; window blinds, shutters, shades, curtains and drapes. Acting as weather proof is also important because of the furniture present. Thus the various rooms of a house define the type of window covering to be used.

Glass block windows are the other types of window designs that increase light flow of a home section as they are considered as accents. Glass block windows are crowned with a patterned design that provides continuous light and privacy. The areas in which glass block windows are ideal include; bathrooms, basements and private spaces. Garden windows are mini bay windows that are designed for plants result to a kitchen garden. Garden windows have earned that name as they act as little tiny green houses that protrude from inside the home.

Shelves can be added on the garden window in order to increase the number of plants. Egress windows are also another type of window design that are designed for the purposes of safety while at the same time provide an escape route in case of an emergency. In every living space of the home its advisable to have an egress window for emergency purposes. The best view outside the home is provided by a picture window most especially if the view outside is a green backyard or mountain range.

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